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Information of Bundi

Bundi is a tiny and attractive town which is about 35 km from Kota and 210 kms from Jaipur. Earlier Bundi was part of Kota and was ruled by the Hada Chauhans - an offshoot of the well-known Chauhan clan who ruled Ajmer and Delhi. It is one of the unexplored cities with a rich historical wealth. It is famous for its forts, palaces and stepwells (baoris). There are more than 50 stepwells in Bundi. These stepwells are used as a source of water for the town. 

Bundi is enclosed by the Aravali hills on three sides and covers an area of 5628 square km. Bundi has tropical climate. Climate in winters is around 5.0° Celsius and in summers it is around 43.0° Celsius.

Rajasthani, Marwari, English and Hindi are the common languages which are spoken in Bundi. Best time to visit Bundi is from August to February.


Taragarh Fort Bundi

History of Bundi

The area around Bundi was inhabited by various local tribes in ancient times. Bundi and derive its name from a former Meena tribe man called Bunda Meena.  Previously Bundi was called “Bunda-Ka-Nal", Nal meaning “narrow ways”. Afterwards the region was governed by Rao Deva Hada who took over Bundi from Jaita Meena in 1342 and founded a princely state Bundi by renaming the adjacent area called Hadotin which was the land of great Hada Rajputs.

 
Tourist Attractions in Bundi

Bundi is well-known for its elaborative murals and carvings. Impressive medieval forts, havelis, temples with beautiful stone idols, palaces, and chattris with carved pillars along with a scenic lake in the heart of the town were the main landmarks of Bundi. The main tourist attraction in Bundi is the Taragarh Fort, The fort contains three tanks which never dry up, Sukh Mahal, Kshar Bagh and Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri.

Other tourist attractions in Bundi include the following:

Bundi Palace
Bundi Palace is situated on the hillside nearby Taragarh Fort, it is famous for its lavish traditional frescoes and murals.

Nawal Sagar
Nawal Sagar is a large square-shaped artificial lake in the centre of Bundi which contains many small islets. A temple devoted to Varuna the Vedic god of water stands half-submerged in the middle of the lake.

Nagar Sagar twin step wells
Nagar Sagar twin step wells are identical step wells which are crafted in perfect stonework on either side of the main spine of Bundi town.

Dabhai Kund (Jail Kund)
Dabhai Kund is the largest of the kunds in Bundi. It is worth a visit for the amazing carvings on the numerous steps leading down to the water level.

Phool Sagar
Phool Sagar is another small palace, it was a summer palace. It is still under the control of the royal family so prior permission from the DM of the city is required to visit Phool Sagar.

Stepwells
32 stepwells in Bundi were used as a water supply (drinking and washing). They were built by Mother Queen of Bundi in 1699 and were donated for public welfare. The most beautiful stepwell is Rani Jiki Barol which is an example of a Hindu and Jain architecture. It can be visited.

Shikar Burj and Jait Sagar Shikar Burj
It is the name of the place that was used by kings for hunting adjacent to a small lake called Jait Sagar. This lake was once well-known for lotus flowers. There is a small garden near Jait sagar called Terrace garden.
 

Taragarh Fort Bundi, View

Step Well Bundi

Khambon Ki Chhatri

Nawal Sagar

Small Shikar Burj

Sukh Mahal Palace

How to Reach Bundi

By Rail:
Bundi is connected to Kota, Neemach (MP), Delhi and Chittorgarh by train. The best bet is to reach Kota by train and catch a bus/taxi to Bundi which is only 35 km away.

By Road:
Bundi is linked by road to some important cities of Rajasthan such as Ajmer, Kota, Jaipur, etc as well as to Agra. Bundi is well connected by NH 12 from Jaipur to Tonk, Bundi, Kota and Jabalpur.

By Air:
The nearest airport from Bundi is Jaipur which is about 210 km.
 

You will visit “Bundi” during the below Tours of Rajasthan.

31 Days Rajasthan Tour (Including Bundi)
31 Days / 30 Nights

Delhi - Alwar - Deeg - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Dholpur - Ranthambore - Tonk - Bundi - Jhalawar - Kota - Bijolia - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Banswara - Udaipur - Rajsamand - Nathdwara - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Rohetgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner -  Nagaur - Mandawa - Sikar - Jhunjhunu -Jaipur - Delhi

17 Days Rajasthan Vacations Tour (Including Bundi)
17 Days / 16 Nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh Pushkar - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi

16 Days Rural Rajasthan Tour (Including Bundi)
16 Days / 15 Nights
Delhi - Alwar - Samode - Pushkar - Khimsar - Phalodi - Luni - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh - Chittorgarh - Bundi - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi

16 Days Cultural Rajasthan Tour (Including Bundi)
16 Days / 15 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Bhandarej - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh – Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi

15 Days Rajasthan Hadoti Tour (Including Bundi)
15 Days / 14 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Bhandarej - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Delhi

 

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